Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Handmade Saori Weaving Studio we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact us.

Handmade Saori Weaving Studio (“Handmade Saori”) operates the website and online shop at It is Handmade Saori’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Handmade Saori collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Handmade Saori’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Handmade Saori’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Handmade Saori may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Handmade Saori’s websites choose to interact with Handmade Saori in ways that require Handmade Saori to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Handmade Saori gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for our mailing list to provide at least their name and email address. We may also request additional personal information, such as mailing address or personal interests, in order to custom-tailor the content we send to subscribers, but provision of that information is completely optional.

Those who engage in transactions with Handmade Saori – by registering for a class or purchasing materials from our online shop – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Handmade Saori collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Handmade Saori. Handmade Saori does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Handmade Saori may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. However, Handmade Saori does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Handmade Saori discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Handmade Saori’s behalf or to provide services available at Handmade Saori’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Handmade Saori’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Handmade Saori will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Handmade Saori discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Handmade Saori believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Handmade Saori, third parties or the public at large. If you have subscribed to Handmade Saori’s mailing list, Handmade Saori may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Handmade Saori and our products and services. Handmade Saori takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Handmade Saori uses cookies to help Handmade Saori identify and track visitors, their usage of the Handmade Saori website, and their website access preferences. Handmade Saori visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Handmade Saori’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Handmade Saori’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Handmade Saori, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Handmade Saori goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Handmade Saori may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Handmade Saori may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Handmade Saori’s sole discretion. Handmade Saori encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

This Privacy Policy is based on the template provided by Automattic, Inc. under the Creative Commons Sharealike license.

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